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1. Wasted food can feed starving people worldwide four times over

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wasted-food-can-feed-starving-people-worldwide-four-times-over

Food waste is one of the most important challenges we are faced with today, Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis said on Tuesday, adding that it leads to serious economic, social and environmental repercussions on the entire planet....

2. Cyprus takes no chances after cases of bird flu

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-reports-first-human-cases-of-bird-flu

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus remain on alert after cases of avian flu have been detected on the island, where two private farm owners are self-monitoring and about a thousand birds are to be killed out of an abundance of caution...

3. Procedures, criminal offender profiles, and the law governing child abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/procedures-criminal-offender-profiles-and-the-law-governing-child-abuse

The recent news has been overshadowed by new complaints from schoolgirls in Cyprus alleging that their headmaster has harassed them sexually, while in Greece the Aeolus box is opening due to revelations about the "Ark of the World" foundation....

4. Homelessness on the streets of the capital (Photos)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/homelessness-on-the-streets-of-the-capital-photos

Citizens in the heart of the capital are faced with a depressing sight. The image of two homeless people, a father and son, whose story is well known among the locals, sleeping on the streets of Makarios Ave....

5. Cyprus and Greece have the highest antibiotic consumption rates in the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-greece-have-the-highest-antibiotic-consumption-rates-in-the-eu

According to recent data from the European Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, Cyprus and Greece have the highest ranking in the union for antibiotic consumption and are among the European Union countries with the highest rates of antimicrobial resistance and burden...

6. Weekly COVID update: 8 deaths and 3,736 new cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/weekly-covid-update-8-deaths-and-3-736-new-cases

Cyprus Health Ministry announced on Friday that between 11 – 17 November 8 deaths were reported due to COVID 19 and 3,736 new cases were detected. The positivity rate is at 5.28%....

7. Civil protection's role in disaster management at the Nicosia Risk Forum 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/civil-protection-s-role-in-disaster-management-at-the-nicosia-risk-forum-2022

The role of civil protection and international solidarity in disaster management as a result of climate change is being discussed at the two-day Nicosia Risk Forum 2022 (#NRF2022) on Civil Protection, which began today in Larnaca and is organized by the CERIDES Foundation of the European University Cyprus....

8. Humanity hits eight billion mark

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/humanity-hits-eight-billion-mark

A baby born somewhere on Tuesday will be the world's eight billionth person, according to a projection by the United Nations....

9. Inoculation program to include covid and flu vaccines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/inoculation-program-to-include-covid-and-flu-vaccines

Covid vaccinations aimed at inoculating residents of mountain areas will be organized by the Ministry of Health in the very near future, said Health Minister, Michalis Hadjipantela, adding that the goal is to neither become complacent nor take strict measures....

10. Iranian who inspired ‘The Terminal’ dies at Paris airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/iranian-who-inspired-‘the-terminal-dies-at-paris-airport

An Iranian man who lived for 18 years in Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport and whose saga loosely inspired the Steven Spielberg film “The Terminal” died Saturday in the airport that he long called home, officials said....

11. 'Cyprus Tomorrow': A plan made by Cypriots for Cypriots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tomorrow-a-plan-made-by-cypriots-for-cypriots

The importance of the "Cyprus - Tomorrow" National Plan was highlighted by Government Spokesperson and Cabinet Ministers, who attended a special promotional event in Nicosia on Saturday....

12. Health Minister calls for meeting to assess increase in covid cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-calls-for-meeting-to-assess-increase-in-covid-cases

Minister of Health Michalis Hadjipantela said that there has been an increase in COVID-19 cases in the past few days adding that an extraordinary meeting will take place on Wednesday with the Scientific Advisory Committee to assess the course of the pandemic in the next months....

13. Layoffs begin at Twitter as offices temporarily close

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/layoffs-begin-at-twitter-as-offices-temporarily-close

Twitter Inc temporarily closed its offices on Friday after telling employees they will be informed by email later in the day whether they are being laid off....

14. Unemployment in Cyprus up by 1.9%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/unemployment-in-cyprus-up-by-1-9

Unemployment in Cyprus marked an annual increase in October of 1.9% according to the Statistical Service of the Republic of Cyprus....

15. November 24th: D-day for non-GESY doctors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/november-24th-d-day-for-non-gesy-doctors

The court's decision to deny the request for non-GESY doctors to continue providing services in GESY-affiliated private hospitals until the case is heard on the 24th of the month changes the facts....

16. EY holds Cyprus Attractiveness Forum: Investment Realized, a reference point for FDI in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-holds-cyprus-attractiveness-forum-investment-realized-a-reference-point-for-fdi-in-cyprus

The Cyprus Attractiveness Forum: Investment Realized, organized by EY in collaboration with the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry, took place on Tuesday, October 25th at the Parklane Hotel, in Limassol. ...

17. People with a history of cancer will be eligible for insurance benefits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/people-with-a-history-of-cancer-will-be-eligible-for-insurance-benefits

Following an agreement reached on Thursday afternoon and announced by Health Minister Michael Hadjipantelas, people with a history of cancer will now be able to receive benefits from insurance companies as of January 1, 2023....

18. Chionophile mosquito harder to contain in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chionophile-mosquito-harder-to-contain-in-cyprus

Cypriot officials are concerned over a new dangerous flying insect that has been detected in Limassol, after residents reportedly snapped photos of tiger mosquitoes known to thrive in cold weather...

19. Cyprus renews vaccination pitch as MEPs jab Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-renews-vaccination-pitch-as-meps-jab-brussels

A Cypriot top health official told medical professionals over the weekend that the state’s vaccination committee was constantly updating its decisions as new data on COVID-19 jabs became available, but the comments stopped short of stating new policy as criticism towards Pharma and EU bosses is picking up steam...

20. When journalism takes precedence over the news

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-when-journalism-takes-precedence-over-the-news

Long-standing Cypriot journalism dysfunctions have come to light as a result of the Primate of the Church's declining health, and they can in no way be excused under the guise of informing the public....

21. Cyprus on ‘very good track’ to innovation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-‘very-good-track-to-innovation

The high scores of Cyprus in the field of innovation were stressed in the Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit 2022, which was held at Nicosia Municipal Theatre on Monday. Keynote speakers from various fields attended the conference and talked about issues pertaining to a world which is in the digitisation process...

22. WHO regional office to be set up in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-regional-office-to-be-set-up-in-larnaca

The new regional World Health Organization office to be established in Larnaca will help upgrade the level of public health in Cyprus and its surrounding region said Minister of Health Michalis Hadjipantela on Thursday....

23. House scrambles to keep ships under Cyprus flag

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-scrambles-to-keep-ships-under-cyprus-flag

The House health committee in the Republic of Cyprus is scrambling to amend healthcare legislation in a race against the clock, following reports that ship owners are trying to take their business elsewhere to avoid having to pay GESY tax...

24. The heart of the ECB beats in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-heart-of-the-ecb-beats-in-cyprus

The second consecutive visit of European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde in 2022 is certainly semantic. Apart from the visibility of Cyprus being the first visit by Central Bank Governors as part of the decision to visit a country on an annual basis to hold one of their meetings, two other readings emerge....

25. World Animal Day: The importance of animals in our lives

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/world-animal-day-the-importance-of-animals-in-our-lives

October 4 was designated World Animal Day because it coincides with the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, who has been proclaimed by the Catholic Church as the patron saint of animals and nature. It was first celebrated in 1931 at a conference of environmentalists in Florence, as a way of raising public and scientific awareness of endangered animals. Since then, the feast day has expanded to include all species of the animal kingdom....

26. Doctor ‘fake vax’ trial put off again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doctor-‘fake-pass-trial-put-off-again

A Cypriot doctor, who denies ever issuing bogus vaccination certificates during the pandemic, will have to wait a whole year before his day in court, after a judge on Monday pushed back his trial until next year...

27. Dangerous mosquito hitches plane ride to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dangerous-mosquito-hitches-plane-ride-to-cyprus

Cypriot authorities have been alarmed over an invasive mosquito that could potentially spread a virus, with experts saying the pesky pest most likely reached the island by plane...

28. Cypriots indifferent to getting 4th dose of covid vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-indifferent-to-getting-4th-dose-of-covid-vaccine

Vaccination centers in Cyprus are experiencing a low turnout in the past two weeks for people wanting to get the 4th dose of the updated covid vaccine. So far, only 1,119 people have been vaccinated since 20 September, when vaccinations for the booster/4th dose began....

29. 'Vision 2035': The long-term strategy for the Cypriot economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vision-2035-the-long-term-strategy-for-the-cypriot-economy

"Cyprus should be one of the best places in the world to live, work and be active" is the vision on the basis of which the Cyprus Economy and Competitiveness Council presented the new Long-Term Strategy for the sustainable development of the Cypriot economy to the Parliamentary Committee on Financial and Budgetary Affairs, on Monday....

30. Cyprus exceeded its 2022 targets for registration of electric vehicles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-exceeded-its-2022-targets-for-registration-of-electric-vehicles

Cyprus has exceeded its targets for 2022 in the registration of electric vehicles, Minister of Transport, Communications and Works Yiannis Karousos said on Monday, saying that we have actually reached 144% of the target....

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